This "Getting Started" page describes what data providers and data service users/developers need to know about dataportal.asia in the following aspects:
1. Overview of the harvesting service
Describe the data harvesting process as well as how datasets can be accessed in dataportal.asia.
2. The harvesting program
Describe the mechanisms that dataportal.asia utilizes to harvest metadata of datasets from data providers.
3. The standard of metadata model
Describe the suggested data model of metadata prepared by data providers.
4. API interfaces
Describe the CKAN API interfaces that allows data service developers to access dataset information from dataportal.asia.
Data providers are welcomed to publish the metadata of their datasets on dataportal.asia. By doing so, they can enjoy the benefit of increasing the exposure of their data services to more potential data users.
Please fill the following form (URL: http://www.dataportal.asia/catalogue/submit) for applying dataportal.asia metadata harvesting service. We will use it to notify the status of this application in the future.
Dataportal.asia welcomes and promotes use cases of open data. You can submit your use cases in the form of an application, website, platform, or report on dataportal.asia via http://www.dataportal.asia/usecases/submit.
Web API providers are welcomed to publish their Web APIs on dataportal.asia. By doing so, Web API providers can enjoy the benefit of increasing the exposure of their data services to more potential data users.
Please provide the information of your Web API services in the following form (URL: http://www.dataportal.asia/expert/submit). We will use it to notify the status of your Web API publishing service on dataportal.asia in the future.